Tornadoes, storms possible Sunday in Deep South


This photo provided by Bossier Parish Sheriff’s Office shows damage from Friday nights severe weather, including the home of an elderly in Bossier Parish, La., on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020. The Bossier Parish Sheriff’s Office said that the bodies of an elderly couple were found Saturday near their demolished trailer by firefighters. A search for more possible victims was underway. (Lt. Bill Davis/Bossier Parish Sheriff’s Office via AP)

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (04-18-2020) — A chance of severe weather is again in the forecast for the Deep South.

The National Weather Service said numerous severe storms appear likely Sunday from east Texas to South Carolina.

Forecasters said several strong tornadoes may occur from parts of northeastern Louisiana into central and southern Mississippi and Alabama on Sunday afternoon and evening.

The tornado threat will also extend across Georgia and parts of South Carolina through Sunday night.

The storm threat comes a week after Easter storms pounded the Deep South.

The National Weather Service said more than 100 tornadoes struck the South on Sunday and Monday.

Officials said at least 36 people were killed in the two-day outbreak of storms.

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